Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist 3

Penn State University

Penn State Harrisburg
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Penn State Harrisburg
School of Behavioral Science
Full/Part Time:


Capital Area Early Childhood Training Institute (CAECTI), Penn State Harrisburg invites applications for a fixed-term appointment as an Early Childhood Mental Health and Technical Assistance Consultant. Provide child-specific mental health consultation services in early care and education programs for children ages 1-5 years, identify specific social-emotional teaching strategies for referred child, utilize universal screening tools, and manage a case load of 8-10 children. In addition, provide on-site consultation services in early care and education programs participating in Keystone STARS Quality Improvement Program; utilize a strengths-based coaching approach with a strong working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in the ECE field in serving as a resource in the areas of: child development, child, program and staff assessment, curriculum and working with families. Travel within the 16-county Mid-State region, maintain an Excel spreadsheets and complete data entry for monthly reports. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2017 and continue until a successful candidate is selected. Typically requires a Master's degree or higher in Social Work or related discipline or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Psychology, or Social Work, with a focus on child development and developmentally appropriate practices, is preferred. The successful candidate will demonstrate competence working with young children in the use of social-emotional development research, screening and assessment tools, mental health promotion strategies, family systems theory, community resources, effective communication skills, and the use of documentation technologies. This is a fixed-term appointment funded through June 30, 2018 with possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088